SEEK A BALANCE!

In the Name of Allāh. Excellently, Islām emphasizes the importance of both ‘Ibādah (worship) and working to lawfully enjoy life, thereby teaching us that these two aspects of life are interconnected, and one should not be neglected while pursuing the other. Allāh calls our attention to this issue saying: فَإِذَا قُضِيَتِ الصَّلَاةُ فَانتَشِرُوا فِي الْأَرْضِ […]

YOU CARE FOR SUCCESS?

In the Name of Allāh. Imagine the Master telling His slaves the way to succeed. Sincerely, we need to fathom that Allāh loves us. I mean, knowing His Advice on simple steps in becoming successful. Isn’t that awesome?! Here is what I’m saying. Allāh says (in Surah As-Saff [61] verses 10-13): “O You who believe! […]

OF THEIR QUALITIES

In the Name of Allāh. As known, Khushoo’ (submissiveness) is an integral aspect of Salah (prayer). It has to be present before it’s fully accepted by Allāh. Allāh says (in Surah Al-Mumenoon [23] verses 1-2): “Successful indeed are the believers: Those who offer their prayers with Khushoo’ (solemnity and full submissiveness)…” So, is your heart inclined towards Allāh or the worldly things […]

THE SUCCESS IS IN…

In the Name of Allāh. Exaltation is to Allāh Who commands us to follow the excellent example of our pious predecessors (Prophet Muhammad [ﷺ] been the first) and prohibits us from imitating the disbelievers. Allāh has placed the gain of this world and the later life in acting according to the way of His Messenger […]

THE MESSAGE IS THAT…

In the Name of Allāh. Exaltation is to Allāh above all fallacious attributes attributed to Him. With Allāh are pain and gain. He causes Life and Death. I begin with these words, the essence of which is for accentuation, since many often listen to such but they pay less attention to it and they thus […]

DESPITE THE YEARS SPENT

In the Name of Allāh. Perfect praise to Allāh Who bestowed great favor on us through our existence by making it like a land to be cultivated for a juicy Hereafter. Indeed, whoever Allāh loves shall have most of his time excellently spent upon goodness before his or her existence gets terminated. Respected Brethren! We […]

TO BE SUCCESSFUL

In the Name of Allah. Among the qualities that a Muslim should bag is patience in the face of harm (i.e. enduring what one dislikes) with a sense of acceptance and submission, just for the Sake of Allah. This is indeed one of the things that lead to success. Certainly, impatience over calamity is itself […]

TRUSTING ALLAH’S PLAN

We shall surely be tested. We shall face some hardships in life. This is a known fact! However, the real test of hardship is beyond worldly concern and discomfort to how we choose to respond to it. As we go through the tests of life, we must seek ways to purify ourselves and nourish our […]